Veronica Beard opened its ninth U.S. boutique in Bal Harbour with Miami flair. In addition to the full collection of women’s ready to wear from the signature Dickey jacket to little leopard-printed dresses, the store carries exclusive jeans embroidered with “Miami” on the back pocket. Swimwear and coverups debut next month.
9700 Collins Avenue; 305.504.8574; veronicabeard.com
Tere Arcq, an art historian and curator whose expertise lies in Mexican modernism and women Surrealists, delivers NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale’s annual Stanley and Pearl Goodman lecture on November 21. She will highlight the career of Surrealist painter Leonora Carrington, an Englishwoman who spent much of her life in Mexico City.
One East Las Olas Boulevard; 954.525.5500; nsuartmuseum.org
Taking a cue from Mandolin Aegean Bistro’s phenomenal success, downtown Miami’s Meraki Greek Bistro planted a romantic outpost in the heart of Coconut Grove. The second location serves grilled octopus, Greek salad and garlicky prawns in a nautically-themed, blue-and-white setting plucked straight from the Greek isles.
3462 Main Highway; 786.254.7079; merakibistro.com
French home collection Ligne Roset unveiled its new South Florida showroom in the Miami Design District’s Moore Building. Though founded in 1860, the luxury maison continues to forge ahead with the best and brightest talent in the industry. Browse its Ploum collection of quilted sofas, loveseats and ottomans by Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec.
4040 NE Second Avenue; 305.576.4662; ligne-roset.com